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NIH statement: Family support key to diabetes prevention, management
Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Diabetes does not strike a person alone. It strikes families and communities. It strikes our nation and the world.

Office Wellness Programs Work
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2013
Sixty-two percent of workers believe workplace wellness programs are successful in improving health and reducing health risks.

New Position Statement on Diabetes for Older Adults
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Three international diabetes groups have taken the first step toward developing a global initiative to improve diabetes care for older people.

New Team Approach Improves Diabetes Outcomes and Lowers Medication Costs
Posted: Monday, June 04, 2012
An integrated wellness team approach to diabetes care is helping patients lower their prescription costs and improve their condition....

America's Waistline Expands and Costs Soar
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012
The additional medical spending due to obesity is double previous estimates and exceeds even those of smoking.

Peer Mentoring Helps Reduce A1c a Full Point
Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2012
Talking with diabetic peers who've gotten their blood sugar under control helped other African-American diabetes patients bring down their own levels a full point, more than those who were offered $100 to reduce their A1c 1 point or even $200 to reduce their A1c 2 points.

Diabetes Set To Soar As Kuwait Follows In US's Footsteps
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011
"Diabetes has become an epidemic." This was the stark message delivered by American diabetes expert Andrew Mandell, also known as 'Mr. Diabetes®,' yesterday. Speaking at a press conference held at the American Embassy on the risks of diabetes and the various preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the incidence of the disease, Mandell, who has walked 10,030.3 miles along the borders of the US to raise awareness of diabetes, said that Kuwait is a "snapshot" of where the US stood in relation to the condition 40 or 50 years ago, and is mirroring similar patterns to those seen in the States.

Group Visits Improve Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011
Participating in diabetic group visits (DGVs) helped patients with Type 2 diabetes to control their condition.

An Inexpensive, Effective Approach to Diabetes Management
Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Diabetes control with reciprocal peer support versus nurse care management...This randomized trial compared the effects of a reciprocal peer support (RPS) program with nurse case management (NCM) in 244 US veterans with diabetes.

World Comparison Shows U.S. Healthcare Lacking
Posted: Monday, December 06, 2010
A third of Americans say they have gone without medical care or skipped filling a prescription because of cost, compared to 5% in the Netherlands, according to study.

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